|"Five and Ten" Princess Home Again, 1934/11/28|
"New York City: The former Barbara Hutton reaches the United States after extensive honeymoon travels abroad. She is unaccompanied by Prince Mdivani, her Georgian husband, who is in India playing polo." scenes of man telling Hutton where to stand, in front of mics. (partial newsreel)
|F. D. R. Calls For National Unity In An All-Out Effort, 1941/03/18|
"Washington, DC: President Roosevelt warns of longer hours and lower profits and calls upon all Americans for 'all out effort' to build arms for the democracies. He warns the Axis powers that America is pledged to resist all aggressor nations." scenes of FDR speaking to audience that "we in the United Nations realize the danger, and the democracies have gone into action." (partial newsreel)
|F. D. R. Sees Fear Vanishing, 1935/04/29|
"Washington DC: The President again addresses the nation, expressing optimism and outlining his program to expedite work relief to all sections of the country." sound of FDR speaking Fireside Chat #7. (partial newsreel)
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|F.D.R. Starts $9,000,000,000 'V' Loan Drive,1942/11/30|
Sound of FDR speaking on the war bond campaign. (partial newsreel)
|F.D.R. Warns of Fifth Column, 1940/05/27|
"Washington, DC: Pres. Roosevelt tells the United States that it must be on guard against enemy agents and spies! He warns against prejudices which might be exploited by Fifth Columnists and pleads for aid and for peace for the entire world!" (speech sound) includes scene from Fireside Chat #15 and silent newsreel ending "Talk of the World" (partial newsreel)
|Far East parley. U.S. and Red China Confer in Geneva, 1955/08/04|
(1) Geneva Conference in Far East with China, and Red China announced11 fliers released by China, young interpreter reads statement (2) 12th Marines train in Japan with rockets and artillery (3) Russians visit Iowa farms, Corn Palace in Mitchell Iowa (4) children's art festival in New York with art from American and Russian children (5) Milford NJ car-airplane built for $300 (partial newsreel)
|Farmer Plays Tune With Hands, 1933/10/11|
Chicago: Exclusive sound pictures of Cecil H. Dill, of Traverse Coty, Michigan, an aspiring radio artist demonstrating his ability to render popular melodies by pressing his hands together. Dill modestly tells how he discovered his unusual talent. (partial newsreel)
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|Farmers Arm To Break Picket Line, 1933/11/06|
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|FDR Asks Billion For Nat'l Defense And 50,000 Planes, 1940/05/20|
"Washington, DC: Pres.Roosevelt tells Congress that the U.S. must prepare to turn out a vast air fleet to safeguard America from hostile invasion. He requests an additional Billion Dollars for defense! Heads of the aviation industry meet under Government auspices to discuss means of meeting the 50,000-plane figure. A spokesman for the group says it can be done!" (speech sound) (partial newsreel)
|FDR Buys First Baby Bond, 1935/03/04|
"Washington, DC: The President launches the Government's new 'Bargain Sale' by purchasing $25 certificates of the new issue from Postmaster General Farley whil Secretary of the Treasury Morgenthau looks on." (partial newsreel)
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|FDR confers with Middle East Chiefs, 1945/02/21|
(1) "Returning from Yalta, President Roosevelt holds three separate conferences with three heads of state. Off the entrance to the Suez Canal, King Farouk of Egypt is the first royal visitor to meet Mr. Roosevelt aboard the American cruiser. The Lion of Judah, Emperor Haile Selaisse of Ethiopia makes many friends as he becomes the next caller. Shortly after, a U.S. destroyer, its decks covered with oriental rugs, comes alongside, with King Ibn Saud of Saudi Arabia leaving his golden throne chair...
|FDR Leads Nation In Protest Against Nazi Persecutions, 1938/11/16|
(1) "Washington, DC: Pres. Roosevelt follows up a statement deploring anti-Jewish rioting in Germany by calling Ambassador Hugh Wilson home to discuss the situation." (no sound of FDR) (2) "Palo Alto, CA: Former Pres. Herbert Hoover expresses indignation at the 'brutal intolerance' of the Nazis and predicts their 'moral isolation.' (3) Father Robert I. Gannon, President of Fordham University and (4) Methodist-Episcopal Bishop Edwin H...
|FDR Pledges Lasting Peace At Inaugural, 1945/01/22|
FDR Pledges Lasting Peace At Inaugural, sound of FDR taking the oath and part of his speech. (partial newsreel)
|Fight Rages On Wallace Appointment,1945/01/25|
Appointment (1) debate over Henry Wallace; (2) WAC Medical Units Needed; (3) Personalities in the News, Maj. Gen. Weidermeier, Maj. Gen. Patrick Hurley and Chiang Kai Shek, Anthony Eden, Churchill; (4) Fire Damages Naval Piers; in Norfolk VA (5) Streamlined Gravy Train; universal feeder for hungry babies in Mass.(6) New Buzz Bomb Gets 1st Test; inspected by H. Ford II. (complete newsreel)
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|Final Days of Struggle in Okinawa, 1945/07/05|
(1) a few prisoners taken on Okinawa (2) New Flames To Burn Japs - flamethrower with long-range extension, and 100 yards from tank, incindiary bombs (3) Timberwolf Divisions Come Home - 104th Division under Gen. Terry Allen fought at D-Day (4) Warning on Winter Fuel (5) GI's Swim De Luxe - occupying troops in Austrian Trolian Alps use large pool (6) Bald Domes Get Heads Together - meeting in Port Arthur, Texas, of bald men (7) Aviation in the News - helicopter training, Tiger Cat is Navy's first...
|First Lady At Play. She Joins Glenn At Water Skiing, 1962/07/23|
(1) "First Lady At Play. She Joins Glenn At Water Skiing." - Hyannisport boat outing, Jackie and Glenn swimming, skiing, Ethel runs boat (2) "P.G.A. Golf Title. Gary Player Takes Crown" - Arnold Palmer defeated by Player from South Africa (3) "U.S. Downs Russia. Records Fall At Track Meet" - Wilma Rudolph Ward, Bob Hayes wins sprint; Ralph Boston wins long jump; Al Connely wins hammer throw, but Russians win women's hurdles; 1500 meter run won by Jim Beatty; high jump won by Russian (partial new...
|First Pictures Atomic Blast!, 1946/07/08|
(1) "The dramatic film history of the atom bomb test at Bikini! Pictures of the actual bomb drop! Blasted ships and the terrible destructive force of the world's fourth atom bomb! Universal Newsreel, in cooperation with the Army and Navy, presents the motion picture drama, 'Operation Crossroads.' This film record of the historical event shows in dramatic detail the various phases of the epochal experiment, from takeoff to the awful blast that destroyed or damaged more than half the ships in Biki...
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|First Pictures Invasion of France, 1944/06/12|
"The Greatest co-ordination of arms ever portrayed on any motion picture screen in the world. Every scene made during the greatest victory of Allied power, to date.) 11,000 Allied planes plant their tons of pulverizing bombs on shore installations, strategic roads and bridges, then swoop down to strafe enemy trains, ships and planes. In England, the daredevil paratroopers sail away to their designations and the air-borne troops follow in their gliders...
|First Pictures Manila Conquest, 1945/02/26|
(1) "The Capture of Manila (First pictures of the final stages of General MacArthur's masterful Luzon campaign) - As the U.S. 6th Army approaches from the North, units of the U.S. 8th Army approach Manila from the West and from the South. Naval stations and heavily-mined air fields are taken. U.S. rifle fire is augmented with bazookas, phosphorus grenades and 155 mm. howitzers. Guerrillas render invaluable aid and the hated collaborationists are quickly rounded up...
|First Pictures Manila Drive, 1945/01/29|
(1) MacArthur's amphibious forces land on Luzon in Philippines; (2) RAF Blasts Jap Supplies; "really pinpoint bombing" of targets in Burma; (3) Allies Close on Rhineland; prisoners taken and pictures of wrecked equipment in Belgium; (4) U.S. Responds to Dime Plea; annual March of Dimes campaign at the time of the president's birthday; (5) Fishing Fleet Coated By Icy Seas. (complete newsreel)
|First Pictures Nazi Rocket Bomb in U.S, 1946/05/13|
"New Mexico: Fourteen-ton Nazi rockets, launched by Army technicians in the first phase of our new long-range missile program, soar 75 miles into the ionosphere and attain phenomenal speeds. Amazing slow motion camera record shows spectacular event." - scenes of V-2 rockets assembled by Americans at White Sands New Mexico raised to launch position and test fired, seen in slow motion camera, up 75 miles to 3000 mph in 60 seconds...
|First Pictures Of Rome's Capture, 1944/06/15|
"The Fortunes of War at Rome Beneath the century old Colliseum in Rome, the Nazis are shown triumphantly parading American and British prisoners, captured in the ferocious action at Anzio. Field Marshal Kesselring takes a good look southward through his field glasses, where the Allied drive is. A forced evacuation of Rome is ordered. Beneath the same century old Colliseum in Rome we see Allied heavy equipment rolling in, with General Mark Clark, the center of attention for all the cheering Roman...
|First Pictures. Soviets Hail Space hero , 1961/04/19|
(1) Yuri Gagarin arrives at Moscow airport in his first public appearance, greeted by Khrushchev, hugged, then stands on Lenin's tomb (2) Ike's return to Pennsylvania (partial newsreel).
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|First U.S. Satellite Launched! 1958/02/03|
(1) Cape Canaveral launch of 30-pound Explorer satellite by 3-stage Redstone missile, press conference with von Braun and Van Allen with model, night time launch showing spinning satellite on top of rocket (2) "Egypt, Syria Merge In New Arab Republic" - Nasser and Kawakli? of Syria meet in Cairo to form UAR with 30 million population, sign at table - mideast (partial newsreel).
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|Fleet at Ulith, 1945/08/27|
Aerial view of large fleet at Ulithi. (partial newsreel)
|Fleet Review. Secretary Honored in 200 Ship Parade, 1956/09/17|
(1) "greatest naval review since 1934" in California (2) "Egyptian Pilots Take Over At Suez" - Australian PM Robert Menzies mission rejected by Nasser, meets with Ike, at Port Said new pilots take over in Mideast (3) Gettysburg farm of Ike and Mamie, visited by young David, with horse, rides jeep with Ike (partial newsreel)
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|Flood Relief. President Inspects Area and Speeds Aid, 1955/08/25|
(1) Ike inspects flood damage in northeast after hurricane Connie, damage in billions, and the digging out begins (2) "Rebellion Spreads in North Africa" - 1700 dead fighting French soldiers in Algeria (3) Saar elections (4) train from Boston to Montreal derailed near Lowell MA (5) new Marine tank destroyer (partial newsreel)
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Florida - Atlas ICBM launched at Cape Canaveral, tape recorder running, carried payload of research instruments 9000 miles to Indian Ocean, "longest surface-to-surface rocket ever achieved."
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News in Brief - at Cape Canaveral, Thor Able missile launches Courier satellite that can rebroadcast messages, not just reflect them back like recent Echo; and Courier related a message from Ike to UN (partial newsreel)
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"News in Brief" - Chiang Kai shek parade with rockets and soldiers, troops form sign of double 10 , in Nationalist China (partial newsreel).
Shah of iran visits DeGaulle in France with wife, formal dinner (partial newsreel)
|Free China. 10 years On Formosa, 1959/10/05|
Nationalist China Taiwan prosperous after 10 years, agriculture, ship loaded, aluminum from bauxite, power from mountain rivers (partial newsreel).
|Freedom Flight. Hungarians Seize Plane to Germany, 1956/07/16|
1) Hungarian DC-3 airliner taken to NATO airport in Germany, seized by Hungary freedom fighters (2) new coastal mine sweeper in San Francisco transferred to Japan, new Japanese crew replaces American crew and American flag replaced by Japanese flag (3) King Feisal of Iraq visits London, greeted by Queen Elizabeth and Queen Mother and Princess Margaret, for 5-day state visit, from Mideast (4) Boeing unveils first of 4 new jet tanker planes (partial newsreel)
|Freedom Road. Hungarian Patriots force Red Retreat, 1956/10/24|
1) Hungarian Revolt - red star ripped out of Hungary flags, patriots guard frontier, medical supplies airlifted, demonstrations in US (2) "Near East Raid. Israeli Troops Attack Egypt" - mobilization of Israel armed forces, also pictures of Egypt mobilization (but no war pictures) in Mideast (3) San Francisco Eicler X-100 home of tomorrow, a research house (4) Mau-Mau leader captured in Kenya, "the human leopard will roam no more" - Africa (5) sports: Georgia Tech vs Tulane college football; Notr...
|French Air Show, 1957/06/06|
Western Europe's greatest air show since WWII in Paris" France with 14 nations; twin-jet Tupolev, French jet, 4 jets fly overhead (partial newsreel)
|Full Scale War Looms in Middle East , 1956/04/12|
(1) Arabs and Israelis mobilize due to armed raids, despite UN truce commission, Dag Hammershold arrives, meets with Nasser about Mideast (2) Cutlass jet fires Sparrow missile (3) 104-story Empire State building has beacon lights at top (4) all glass exterior elevator on El Cortez Hotel in San Diego (5) Grace Kelly on USS Constitution passenger liner on her way to Monaco (6) Sports: first automatic bowling pin setter by Brunswick (7) woman bullfighter in Colombia, but loses and is gored by bull ...
|Funeral Pyres of Nazidom, 1945/05/10|
(1) "Air views of Leipzig reveal it to be a city of skeleton buildings and rubble. Industrial Magdeburg has been gutted by dive bombers of the U.S. Tactical Air Forces. The huge Krupp tank factory is destroyed as are hundreds of partially finished tanks on the assembly line. The rail center, Nuremberg, once the seat of Nazi culture, is now a dead city. The huge rallying stadium serves as a parade ground for Yank troops who blast a surmounting stone swastika to bits - then replace it with the Sta...